Jennifer Van Haaften is the Associate Director of Program and Historical Resources at Old World Wisconsin and oversees the events that take place at the museum. She spoke with Lake Effect’s Eleanor Peterson.
History is increasingly becoming accessible to users online.
For almost seventy years, Betty Betenz of Palmyra has been the area’s unofficial Potato Pancake Queen. Now into her tenth decade, Betenz has decided to make sure her iconic recipe remains a part of Wisconsin cuisine for years to come. Lake Effect’s Mitch Teich explains:
Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews author John Krugler about the history of Old World Wisconsin.
As the largest outdoor museum of rural life in the country, Old World Wisconsin demonstrates how our immigrant ancestors lived through heirloom gardens, antique machinery and painstakingly restored buildings.